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[01/09/20 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 9
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

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AMERICAN CRIME STORY (FX) - The anthology's third season - originally set for Sunday, September 27 - has been pushed as production on "Impeachment" won't be completed until October. (Deadline.com)
AMERICAN HORROR STORY (FX) - Franchise staple Sarah Paulson is expected to return as a regular for its 10th season. (Deadline.com)
ATLANTA (FX) - Chairman John Landgraf has indicated the show's 10-episode third season is being targeted for January 2021 launch with an eight-episode fourth season due later that same year. (Deadline.com)
CHRISTMAS CAROL, A/TABOO (FX) - Steven Knight's long-in-the-works second season of "Taboo" remains in limbo as production hinges on star Tom Hardy's schedule. Said report indicates some episodes have been written. Additionally, FX is hopeful for more Charles Dickens beyond the recent "A Christmas Carol." (Deadline.com)
CONNERS, THE (ABC) - The Alphabet is in talks with the cast and the producers for the series to return for a third season. (Deadline.com)
FARGO (FX) - Kelsey Asbille is bound for the show's fourth season in an undisclosed role. Chris Rock, Jason Schwartzman, Ben Wishaw, Jack Huston and Jessie Buckley also star. (Deadline.com)
GONE HOLLYWOOD (FX) - The cable channel has passed on its 1980s drama pilot from Ted Griffin, about a group of talent agents who defect from an old-guard percentery to found their own, which skyrockets to industry dominance, disrupting the business and changing movies forever. (Deadline.com)
LIZZIE MCGUIRE (Disney+) - Creator Terri Minsky has bowed out as showrunner of the revival series. "Fans have a sentimental attachment to 'Lizzie McGuire' and high expectations for a new series," said a Disney spokesperson. "After filming two episodes, we concluded that we need to move in a different creative direction and are putting a new lens on the show." Hilary Duff and Rachel Winter also serve as executive producers for Salty Pictures with Ranada Shepard as a co-executive producer. (Variety.com)
PARASITE (HBO, New!) - The pay channel is in talks for a limited series based on director Bong Joon Ho's much-ballyhooed film, about "the members of a poor family who together scheme to work in a wealthy household by posing as unrelated, highly qualified help." Hyperobject Industries' Adam McKay and Kevin Messick; CJ Entertainment's Miky Lee, Cho Young Ki and Francis Chung; and Kate Street Picture Company's Dooho Choi will also executive produce alongside Joon Ho with Jerry Ko as a co-executive producer and Fred Lee as a producer. (Deadline.com)
SAVED BY THE BELL (Peacock) - Mark-Paul Gosselaar will reprise his role of Zack Morris on the revival series for at least three episodes as well as serve as a producer. (Deadline.com)
WHAT WE DO IN SHADOWS (FX) - Mark Hamill will guest on the upcoming season in a yet-to-be-revealed role. (Deadline.com)





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· AMERICAN CRIME STORY (FX)
· AMERICAN HORROR STORY (FX)
· ATLANTA (FX)
· CHRISTMAS CAROL, A (FX)
· CONNERS, THE (ABC)
· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· FARGO (FX)
· GONE HOLLYWOOD (FX)
· LIZZIE MCGUIRE (DISNEY PLUS)
· PARASITE (HBO)
· SAVED BY THE BELL (PEACOCK)
· TABOO (FX)
· WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS (FX)





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